This lesson is designed for KS2 students. It can be taught as a stand alone lesson but is also available as part of two wider units which are available on Teach It Forward:
The presentation first asks students how they would go about finding information about earthquakes. It then introduces them to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
The activity then challenges students to research the world’s 12 biggest earthquakes:
Easier – Students use Wikipedia to find one piece of information per earthquake.
Harder – Students use Wikipedia to find two pieces of information per earthquake.
Extension – Students answer questions about the world’s famous earthquakes using Wikipedia.
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